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Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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I'm feeling a very sharp pain in my upper abdomen on the left side. It started yesterday. It comes and goes but right now it isnt going anywhere help?

See doctor: The location of abdominal pain may help in identifying the problem; however, it is the onset, associated symptoms like nausea, vomiting, character of the pain, and what relieves it, along with the physical exam that all help with making the diagnosis. If pain persists, see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my upper abdomen when I cough?

I have a sharp pain in my upper abdomen when I cough?

Muscle strain: of the upper abdominal musculature is the most common reason; however, lung infection or pleuritis ( an inflammation of the protective sac around the lungs) can cause pain on deep inspiration. ...Read more

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Feeling a sharp pain in my upper abdomen. I've been getting it a few times a day and every night. Ideas?

Feeling a sharp pain in my upper abdomen. I've been getting it a few times a day and every night. Ideas?

Need to be checked: Multiple possible reasons. Better to check with your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning with a sharp pain my in upper abdomen. Still there. Should I go to ER now?

Maybe not ER: What you describe could be one of dozens of illnesses. This is a complicated issue and you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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I get sharp pain in left, upper abdomen and back followed by days of fatigue and dizziness. Many tests (incl. Hemo) show only enlarged spleen. Ideas?

I get sharp pain in left, upper abdomen and back followed by days of fatigue and dizziness. Many tests (incl. Hemo) show only enlarged spleen. Ideas?

This is something: You and your doctor to take is seriously . I do not know what tests you have so far , but i will encourage to keep your doctor informed about your situation . I believe your doctor would consider evaluating your kidney, pancreas and look for any problem in your left side of the colon and many others . In general , your condition is something that you need to work closely with your doctors. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm 15 weeks pregnant and i'm having a sharp pain in my upper abdomen what can it be and should I worry?

A number of things: Sharp pains in upper abdomen could be anything from an upset stomach, to gall stones, or more serious conditions like pancreatitis or an issue with your pregnancy. If it persists, seek care. ...Read more

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I have sharp pain in my upper abdomen, gallbladder area. It comes &goes but takes my breath away. Started after taking ibuprofen. Prilosec didn't help?

I have sharp pain in my upper abdomen, gallbladder area. It comes &goes but takes my breath away. Started after taking ibuprofen. Prilosec didn't help?

Possibly an ulcer: Usually ibuprofen-induced gastritis responds to medications like Prilosec. However, if they are more sever, they can turn into ulcers which are more difficult to treat. Remain off of the ibuprofen, continue the Prilosec & try to see a Gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Hi my period is a month late i have sharp pain in my upper abdomen and back really fatigued i am not pregnant also had large loop excision what's up!

Go to the Doctor: Your question is the very definition of when one makes an appointment and is seen for a thorough medical evaluation. Sign off of the internet and get to your family medical clinic. Today or Tomorrow. ...Read more